Ogden, UT Meeting Planning Overview
A mountain to metro meeting, convention, and leisure destination, Ogden features all the amenities of a city. It has the charm of a tight-knit community, set against the stunning beauty of the Wasatch Mountain Range. In Ogden, meeting participants will enjoy unique shopping, fine dining, exciting nightlife, upscale lodging, and top-rated outdoor recreation. In fact, Ogden is home to three ski resorts; more than 210 miles of hiking and mountain biking trails; 13,000 acres of lakes connected by rivers; and more than 170,000 acres of national forest. When it's time to get down to business, Ogden features plenty of meeting, convention, and event venues, as well as endless teambuilding opportunities.
Ogden is conveniently located about 45 minutes away from Salt Lake International Airport, which serves major airline traffic for both domestic and international travel, and it ranks as the 25th busiest airport in North America. Ogden-Hinckley Airport, located about 10 minutes outside of downtown Ogden, serves as a second air travel option that accommodates commercial service between Ogden and Phoenix/Mesa, as well as charter and corporate service. The Utah Transit Authority provides public bus, light rail, and commuter rail service throughout the region, including direct service from Salt Lake International Airport, making it easy for attendees to travel throughout the area.
Ogden's many meeting, convention, and event venues range from a dedicated convention center to a historic train depot. The state-of-the-art Ogden Eccles Convention Center in downtown Ogden spans the David Eccles Conference Center and the historic Peery's Egyptian Theater, accommodating a gamut of events and gatherings. The multi-use Golden Spike Event Center spans over 150 acres, while the historic Copper Nickel Event Center spans 6,000 square feet of event space. Weber State University offers a variety of spaces and configurations for group events, while Hub 801 offers six function spaces and state-of-the-art lighting. Teambuilding and banquet opportunities abound at Snowbasin Resort, while the downtown historic Union Station delights with its industrial touches and unique event flair.